Google Launches Knol

by admin July 24, 2008 at 1:45 pm

Google has unveiled Knol, its version of Wikipedia, but with a difference — authors can get paid for their work, thanks to AdSense.

Yesterday Google unveiled Knol, its answer to Wikipedia. Like Wikipedia, it’s a collaborative site, but there are differences: although a collbarotive site, meaning people can add to articles, each Knol, or piece, will have a primary author, who can choose to become a verified subscriber. And, perhaps more importantly, authors can earn money through Google AdSense, although including that with the article is at the discretion of the primary author.

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